MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) promoted Dwan Norwood to director of Midrange Operations within the Information Technology group. He will be responsible for IT infrastructure service delivery functions along with technology solutions to support business plans for the company. He will drive projects, solutions, and technology portfolios to ensure stability of IT systems while managing vendor relationships. Norwood reports to the Vice President of IT Infrastructure, Tom Mundt.
“Dwan consistently delivers high quality results and has established himself as a trusted leader within our organization”
“Dwan consistently delivers high quality results and has established himself as a trusted leader within our organization,” states Mundt. “During his time with Allianz Life, he has made significant contributions to ensure more effective operations and strategic planning. I am confident that Dwan will have continued success in his new role.”
Norwood has more than 15 years of experience in Information Technology. He originally joined Allianz Life in 2010 as a senior manager in Midrange Infrastructure where he was responsible for implementation and operations of Midrange Infrastructure including servers and network storage. Prior to that, Norwood was a senior manager of Information Protection with Target Corporation in Minneapolis where he led the Incident Management and Investigations team responsible for information security incident response and network investigations. Norwood also held roles as a senior manager for Boston Scientific in Arden Hills, Minn. for five years. Prior to that, he also worked for multiple organizations holding various technical and engineering roles.
Norwood holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration/information systems from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs, Colo. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
About Allianz Life
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2012, has been keeping its promises since 1896. Today, it carries on that tradition, helping Americans achieve their retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuities and life insurance products. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with 142,000 employees worldwide. More than 78 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz knowledge, global reach, and capital strength to help them make the most of financial opportunities.